This week’s Political Updates covers moves and changes at all levels of government.
Gareth Johnson resigned as a Whip.
Hugh McCaughey has been appointed as National Director of Improvement at NHS Improvement within the Department for Health and Social Care (more info).
Simon Jenkins has been reappointed as a member of the Churches Conservation Trust at the Prime Minister’s Office (more info).
Heidy Rehman and Laurence Milsted have been appointed as non-executive directors of the Small Business Commissioner’s Office at the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (more info).
Jayne Scott has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Risk Committee of the Coal Authority at the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (more info).
Antonia Jenkinson has been appointed Chief Financial Officer and Director of Corporate Affairs at the UK Atomic Energy Authority at the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (more info).
Pippa Britton and Sarah Winckless have been appointed to the board of UK Anti-Doping at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (more info).
Hilary Newiss and Simon Patterson have been reappointed as Trustees at the Natural History Museum at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (more info).
Richard Baldwin and Patrick Dillon have been appointed as Trustees of the Theatres Trust at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (more info).
Mohammed Fessal, Graeme Henderson, Roger Knaggs, Carole Hunter, Matthew Sutton and David Taylor have been appointed as members of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs at the Home Office (more info).
Matthew Lawson has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Tajikistan at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (more info).
Sian MacLeod has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Serbia at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (more info).
Fiona Spencer has been appointed as Director of Project Delivery Profession at the Infrastructure and Projects Authority at the Cabinet Office (more info).
Kate Josephs has been appointed as the new Director of Funding for the Education and Skills Funding Agency at the Department for Education (more info).
House of Commons
Stewart Malcolm McDonald has replaced Douglas Chapman as a member of the Committee on Standards and Committee on Privileges.
Philippa Whitford has replaced Lisa Cameron as a member of the Health and Social Care Committee.
House of Lords
Viscount Trenchard has replaced Lord De Mauley as a member of the EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee.
Diane Abbott and Mick Antoniw have been appointed to Labour’s National Executive Committee.
Tom Pursglove has resigned as Vice-Chair for Youth.
Bill Scott has been appointed as Chair of the Poverty and Inequality Commission.
National Assembly for Wales
Vikki Howells has replaced Jack Sargeant as a member of the Public Accounts Committee.
Huw Irranca-Davies has replaced Jane Hutt, and Alun Davies has replaced Vikki Howells as members of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee.
Jack Sargeant has replaced Julie Morgan as a member of the Children, Young People and Education Committee.
Jenny Rathbone has replaced Jayne Bryant as a member of the Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee.
Vikki Howells has replaced Jane Hutt, and Jayne Bryant has replaced Jenny Rathbone as members of the Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee.
Carwyn Jones has replaced Jayne Bryant, Huw Irranca-Davies has replaced Jack Sargeant and Mohammad Asghar has replaced Sian Gwenllian as members of the Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee.
Jayne Bryant has replaced Julie Morgan, and David Rees has replaced Rhianon Passmore as members of the Health, Social Care and Sport Committee.
Rhianon Passmore has replaced David Rees, and Alun Davies has replaced Jane Hutt as members of the Finance Committee.
Mark Reckless has replaced Mohammad Asghar, and Jack Sargeant has replaced Lee Waters as members of the Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee.
This week, the European Parliament will be in Brussels for Committee meeting.